October 20, 2014

Medina
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Medina to welcome a new postmaster Saturday

MEDINA — Dawn M. Nekich will become the 31st postmaster of Medina on Saturday.

Nekich will be responsible for overseeing mail collection, delivery services and postal retail operations within the 44256 ZIP code, according to a news release.

The post office has 98 employees and covers 54,715 residents in the Medina postal area. Employees deliver to more than 27,000 residential and business addresses every day, the release said.

Nekich began her career in 1988 as a letter carrier in Lakewood. She also has served as customer services supervisor for the Brook Park, Westlake and Puritas post offices. In 2001 she was promoted to manager of customer services for the Maple Heights Post Office. Since 2004 Nekich has served as the postmaster of Barberton.

Nekich resides in Brunswick with her husband and three sons.